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NYCC’s Egan Appointed to Seneca Co. Board of Health

New York Chiropractic College Fellow Jonathon Egan, DC, MPH, (NYCC ’06) was recently approved by the Seneca County Board of Supervisors to become the newest member of the Seneca County Board of Health. Dr. Egan, who is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Health/Epidemiology, was notified by Public Health Director Vickie Swineheart, RN, of his appointment on March 14, 2007. The Board of Health, consists of three M.D.s, three community members (of which Egan will be one), and one representative from the County Board of Supervisors, and governs the Public Health Department. The Board directs department programming, helps set future program direction, reviews items such as tobacco sales and Clean Air Act compliance, and hires the Public Health Director. Dr. Egan will participate in the Board’s monthly meeting. Wendy Maneri, DC, MS, (NYCC ’99), Chief of Staff of the NYCC Campus Health Center, strongly encouraged Egan to participate. Aside from his duties in the student clinic, Egan is currently working with Paul Dougherty, DC, overseeing student care at the Rochester VA, is involved in several research projects regarding chronic back pain and veteran demographics with Dr. Dougherty, and together with Jason Napuli, DC, MBA, (NYCC ’03) assesses Medicaid patient demographics and patients’ response to chiropractic care. According to Dr. Egan, the NYCC Fellowship had enabled him to work with great students in clinic, and now, provides the opportunity to serve on the Board of Health.

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